Speaking and Engagements

Carol Fitzgerald is a sought-after speaker and presenter.

She’s available to…

Deliver keynote conference programming
Speak on market trends
Develop events
Create programs for book groups
Pitch new and upcoming titles
Moderate panels
Interview authors

Fees and Availability

For information on Carol’s speaking fees and availability, contact her at Carol@bookreporter.com.

 Programs and Appearances



March 11th
Book Club Matinee at the Ed Sullivan Theatre
Presented by Simon & Schuster Events
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
VIP Reception 5:00 – 6:00 pm
Featuring bestselling authors Anthony Doerr, Isabel Allende, Lisa See, Lisa Genova, Ruth Ware and Megan Miranda.
Ticketed Event: Sold Out


April 26th 
Association of Authors’ Representatives: KEEPING YOUR BOOK ALIVE: How To Continue to Market Your Book Post-Publication

Member only event.

April 27th
7:00 pm

Fairfield County Library
Main Library – Memorial Room
1080 Old Post Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
New and Upcoming Book Group Selections
Register here.


June 1
Book Expo – New York
Author Buzz Panel

June 2
Book Expo – New York
6th Annual Book Group Speed Dating

June 6
7:00 pm
Morristown Festival of Books Summer Spotlight
Interview with Emma Straub
Morris Museum

June 21
RASD of Nassau County Library Association Presentation
West Hempstead Public Library
9:30 am-12:00 pm
By Invitation Only

June 27th
7:00 pm
Rockville Centre Library
221 N Village Ave, Rockville Centre, NY 
Summer Reading Kickoff Presentation of new and upcoming books

June 28th
7:00 pm
“Beach Book Picks” sponsored by the Avalon Public Library
Avalon Elementary School
235 32nd Street, Avalon, NJ 08202


October 14th
Morristown Book Festival
Morristown, NJ


November 18th-19th
Time to be announced
Miami Book Fair
Miami, FL 



Miami Book Fair
Book Clubs – What’s Trending and Interview with Gayle Forman, author of Leave Me


Morristown Book Festival
Moderator: You Can’t Choose Your Family: Fiction Panel with Naomi Jackson, Lynda Cohen Loigman and Matthew Thomas
Moderator: It’s All In Your Head: Mind-Bending Suspense with Sharon Guskin, Peter Swanson and Wendy Walker

Ocean County Library
Keynote Speaker at the Ocean County Library’s Book Group Leader’s Tea

Somerset County Library System
 Presentation of new and upcoming titles


Women’s Civic Club of Stone Harbor
Book Groups and MORE!


Rockville Centre Library
Summer Reading Kickoff Presentation of new and upcoming books

Nassau County Library System
Reference and Adult Services Division Book Preview
Keynote Speaker


Book Expo America, Chicago
Program Development and Execution: Book Group Speed Dating Event

Panel Speaker: “Audiobooks: What’s Happening”

Interview with Chris Cleave and Fredrik Bachman

Interview with BEA Buzz Authors:
Gary Younge, Another Day in the Death of America
Thomas Mullen, Darktown
Emily Fridlund, History of Wolves
Emma Flint, Little Deaths
Brit Bennett, The Mothers
Nathan Hill, The Nix


Random House Open House
Interview with Melanie Benjamin, Helen Simonson and Dawn Tripp

Public Library Association – Denver, Colorado
ReadingGroupGuides.com Book Group Survey Presentation and Interview with Ariel Lawhon, author of Flight of Dreams


Kid’s Digital Book World
Moderator: “I’m a Librarian — Ask Me Anything”
Panelists: Richard Watson, Donna Rasmussen, Melissa Jacobs